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Alamo Brand (A7200) Micro-Z Zeolite Media for Sediment Filtration 1 Cubic Foot

Product Code A7200

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Superior filtration media

Alamo's Micro-Z granular filter media outperforms conventional multimedia materials due its unique structure, allowing particulate to penetrate deeply into the filter bed to provide superior filtration at increased flow rates.

Physical Properties

Color Light Green
Bulk Density 55 lbs. per cu. ft.
Specific Gravity 2.2 gm/cc
Mesh Size 14x40
Uniform coefficient 1.9
Hardness (Mohs scale) 4


Features & Benefits

  • Higher solids loading capability
  • Superior filtration performance
  • Reduced backwash frequency
  • Removes finer particles
  • Reduces pressure drop
  • Provides higher flow rates
  • Light weight
  • Reduces shipping cost
  • Easy to handle

Conditions of operation

Recommended bed depth

36" - 48"

Recommended freeboard 50% of bed depth
Service flow rate 12-20 GPM/sq. ft.
Backwash flow rate 12-16 GPM/sq. ft.
Backwash bed expansion 30-40 percent
Note: Allow bed to soak overnight before initial backwash

MICRO-Z vs. Conventional Filter Media

Media Nominal Micron Rating Loading Capacity
Sand 20 1.0X
Sand & Anthracite 15 1.4X
Multimedia 12 1.6X
Micro-Z 5 2.8X